Newsletter 26



Hezbollah takes over West-Beirut (3)

BY MENASSAT.COM STAFF

POSTED AT 4:30 PM ON THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008

HANDALA: STILL WATCHING


On a day when the Palestinians remember Al-Naqba (The Catastrophe) and Israel celebrates the 60th anniversary of its existence, Lebanon is licking its wounds after a Naqba of its own. Over the years, Naji Ali's character Handala has silently watched horror after horror, betrayal upon betrayal. Today, whether in Palestine or in Lebanon, Handala is still watching. © Naji Ali / Ramzi Haider – AFP